Norfolk County invites people to post, share, discuss and debate the content shared on County social channels.

Norfolk County will not tolerate posts or comments that:

  • are unrelated to County services, programs, or projects
  • are unintelligible or irrelevant
  • are offensive to an individual (including County staff or a representative of the County) or organization
  • are profane (including inappropriate language), hateful or defamatory, insulting, rude, abusive, aggressive, or violent
  • promote, foster or perpetuate any form of discrimination
  • contain content of a sexual nature or links to such content
  • conduct or encourage illegal activity
  • are aimed at soliciting business or for marketing purposes
  • contain spam
  • invade privacy, e.g., share information about an identifiable individual, including photographs of, information about, or views and opinions of that individual
  • could compromise public safety, security, or County operations
  • contain misinformation or disinformation
  • violate a legal ownership interest of any other party
  • impersonate or misrepresent someone else, including public figures, County staff, or County officials
  • do not add to the normal flow of conversation, dialogue, or debate

Norfolk County is not responsible for any use of County content or materials by other users. Norfolk County is not responsible for user comments on its social media platforms.

Norfolk County may hide or remove comments that violate these social media commenting guidelines. Users who violate these guidelines may be muted, blocked, or banned.

Events on County websites and social media feeds

Norfolk County may promote events on its website and social media sites if the County is involved as a participant, host, or partner. Otherwise, the County does not permit members of the public to promote events on its website and social media sites.